James concentrates his practice in real estate and municipal law. He represents municipalities, landowners, tenants and developers in all aspects of real estate transactions, development and use, including:

  • Leasing, acquisition and sales
  • Zoning, subdivision and land development approvals
  • Real estate tax appeals and Payment In Lieu of Tax Agreements (PILOTs)
  • Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law matters
  • Title and boundary disputes
  • Real estate litigation

James regularly counsels clients on procedures to resolve or avoid disputes and advises clients on the risks and benefits of litigation, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures.

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Lehigh Valley Builders Association
  • Temple Law Alumni Association

As published in Philadelphia magazine, James was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010, 2013 and 2014.

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, J.D.
  • Temple University School of Business, B.B.A., summa cum laude

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
James Kratz
Practice
  • Real Estate
  • State and Local Tax
Industries
  • State and Local Government
Education
  • Temple University School of Law
James F. Kratz
  • Shareholder
  • Email: james.kratz@stevenslee.com
  • Allentown
  • Phone: 610.997.5065
  • Fax: 610.371.1229

James concentrates his practice in real estate and municipal law. He represents municipalities, landowners, tenants and developers in all aspects of real estate transactions, development and use, including:

  • Leasing, acquisition and sales
  • Zoning, subdivision and land development approvals
  • Real estate tax appeals and Payment In Lieu of Tax Agreements (PILOTs)
  • Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law matters
  • Title and boundary disputes
  • Real estate litigation

James regularly counsels clients on procedures to resolve or avoid disputes and advises clients on the risks and benefits of litigation, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures.

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Lehigh Valley Builders Association
  • Temple Law Alumni Association

As published in Philadelphia magazine, James was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010, 2013 and 2014.

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, J.D.
  • Temple University School of Business, B.B.A., summa cum laude

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
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